All the latest medical marijuana news from around the globe.

Medical cannabis could be available on prescription to UK patients “within a month”

By | October 8th, 2018|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, Chemotherapy, Doctors, GW Pharmaceutical, Legalisation, MS, Multiple Sclerosis, News, Opiates, Opioids, Pain, Pharmaceuticals, Smoking, THC, UK, Uncategorised|

Medical cannabis could be available on prescription in the UK within a month Cannabinoid medications have previously only been available on a case by case basis, reserved for “exceptional circumstances” Patients will no longer be forced to try other drugs before using cannabinoid treatments Medical cannabis could be available to patients in the [...]

Medical cannabis could be available on prescription to UK patients within a month

By | October 8th, 2018|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Chemotherapy, Doctors, Legalisation, MS, News, Opioids, Pain, Seizures, Smoking, THC, UK|

Medical cannabis could be available on prescription in the UK within a month Cannabinoid medications have previously only been available on a case by case basis, reserved for “exceptional circumstances” Patients will no longer be forced to try other drugs before using cannabinoid treatments Medical cannabis could be available to patients in the [...]

Emmerdale’s Leah Bracknell reveals she is using cannabis oil to treat her terminal lung cancer

By | October 7th, 2018|Categories: Cancer, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, Chemotherapy, Daily Mail, GW Pharmaceutical, Legalisation, Lungs, Mothers, News, Opioids, Patient Stories, Pharmaceuticals, UK|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Emmerdale actress Leah Bracknell was diagnosed with terminal stage four lung cancer in 2016 Bracknell believes cannabis is to thank for slowing down the progress of her illness The actress has pleaded with the Tory Government to legalise cannabis for medical purposes With more and more celebrities revealing they are saving their own [...]

California University receives $4.7m donation to research CBD and Autism

By | May 1st, 2018|Categories: Autism, Cannabis, CBD, Featured News, News|

The University of California-San Diego (UCSD) received $4.7 million donation to research CBD’s effects on Autism The Ray and Tye Noorda Foundation made the donation The private ‘gift’ is the largest amount ever privately donated to fund medical cannabis research Autism affects 1 in 68 children in the US and over 700,000 people [...]

Lidl brings Cannabidiol (CBD) products to its Swiss stores

By | May 1st, 2018|Categories: CBD, Hemp, News, Switzerland|

Lidl is adding two Cannabidiol (CBD) products to its Swiss stores Hemp flowers and pre-rolled CBD cigarettes will be on offer to Swiss customers Local Swiss company “The Botanicals” will supply the CBD products Popular German supermarket Lidl has launched a range of Cannabidiol (CBD) products in its Swiss stores. Teaming up with [...]

Zimbabwe legalises cannabis for medical and scientific purposes

By | April 30th, 2018|Categories: Africa, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, Legalisation, News, Zimbabwe|

Zimbabwe becomes the second African nation to legalise cannabis for medical and research purposes Lesotho, a tiny nation became the first in Africa to issue a license for medical cannabis last year 5-year licenses will allow holders to cultivate, produce and sell medical cannabis products Cultivation of cannabis previously carried a potential 5-year [...]

“Cannabis allows me to be the parent I always knew I could be” – Mother with ADHD uses medical cannabis to help raise her children

By | April 17th, 2018|Categories: ADHD, Canada, Cannabis, Children, Edibles, Featured, Interviews, Legalisation, Mental Health, MMJ Stories, News, Parent, Patient Stories|

Canadian mother, Laura, claims cannabis makes her a better parent Laura suffers from Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) Laura has been blogging about how medical cannabis has changed her life as a parent since January Anecdotal accounts and studies have found ADHD patients are finding success with medical cannabis treatments Can cannabis really [...]

Hero Scottish Mother risks jail to treat dying cancer-stricken daughter with medical cannabis

By | April 11th, 2018|Categories: Cancer, Cannabis Oil, Cannabis Prohibiton, Chemotherapy, Children, Interviews, Mothers, News, Pain, UK|

Sandra Munford, 53, risks everything for her eldest daughter, Kate Kate, 21, has had four major operations in the battle against a brain tumour Sandra spends £1,300 a month importing cannabis capsules from Canada Sandra now wants a change in the law to make cannabis products for medical purposes legal A brave Scottish [...]

Two new studies find opioid use lower in US states with legal cannabis

By | April 10th, 2018|Categories: Addiction, Cannabis, Cannabis Oil, chronic pain, Dispensaries, Legalisation, News, Opiates, Opioids, Pain, Research|

Two new studies found opioid use is lower when patients have access to cannabis Legalisation of medical cannabis led to a 6% drop in opioid prescriptions to Medicaid patients Legal recreational use led to additional 6% decrease: more access to cannabis = less chance of opioid addiction 64,000 people died due to opioid [...]

Scottish mother’s plea for medical cannabis prescription for child’s severe epilepsy

By | March 29th, 2018|Categories: Children, Doctors, Dravet Syndrome, Epilepsy, Interviews, Mothers, News, UK|

Karen Gray wants the NHS to prescribe her son cannabis oil Murray, 5, can suffer up to 12 seizures a day due to severe epilepsy Karen believes CBD alone will not stop the seizures THC remains illegal in the UK despite overwhelming evidence of its medical importance Karen shared a hallowing video of [...]